Pricing for the updated 2019 BMW 7 Series range has been revealed ahead of the June 2019 landing date, the German limo is now priced from $199,900 plus on-road costs.
Details for the updated 7 Series were revealed earlier in the year (you can read about them here) with highlights including the new (comically-sized) kidney grille and slim-line headlights, advanced BMW Live Cockpit professional infotainment system with BMW operating system 7.0 displayed on a 12.3-inch freely customisable instrument cluster and 10.25-inch Control Display as standard as well as the comprehensive driver assistance systems including reversing assistant.
All models apart from the V12-powered M760Li will also feature the Design Pure Excellence interior package as standard which brings fine brushed aluminium, decorative stitching and detailed wood trims.
In addition, the M Sport Package will also be available as a no-cost option and includes 20-inch M light alloy wheels, M-designed front and rear aprons, M Aerodynamics Package, M kidney grille with black and satinised aluminium trims, M tailpipe finishers, illuminated M door sill finishers, M exterior badging, M-specific key and Dark Shadow metallic rear bumper trim.
A newly-developed 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine will now power the 750i xDrive offering 60kW more power at 390kW. 750Nm of torque is also available helping to propel the 750i xDrive to 100km/h in only 4.0 seconds from a standstill.
Other engines carried over include the 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder diesel offering 195kW/620Nm in the 730d, the 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder petrol offering 250kW/450Nm in the 740i and 740Li and the 6.6-litre twin-turbo V12 petrol offering 448kW/850Nm in the M760Li xDrive.
A 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder petrol engine will also be paired with an electric motor to offer a hybrid option. Combined 290kW of power and 600Nm of torque are available with a pure electric range of 40km quoted.
The system uses a Type 2 charging port, which allows the battery to be charged via domestic wall socket, compatible public charging stations or BMW i Wallbox Plus.
The 2019 BMW 7 Series LCI will be available in Australia from June 2019.
2019 BMW 7 Series LCI pricing (excludes on-road costs):
Standard wheelbase
BMW 730d - $199,900
BMW 740i - $199,900
BMW 745e - $204,900
BMW 750i xDrive - $272,900
Long wheelbase
BMW 740Li - $229,900
BMW M760Li xDrive - $378,900
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